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China has made toilets a significant priority according to a recent Guardian article.read more
Recent articles mark the trend towards renewables: Read about Shell - less of an oil company moving forward. In Australia, "Banks warned of 'regulatory action' as climate change bites global economy". And Canada promises legislation in 2018 to punish carbon...read more
Tamil Nadu’s share of renewable energy (wind, solar, biomass and small hydro) in its total energy mix hit 20% in the first five months (April-August) of fiscal 2017, according to a report by research firm Elara Capital. Read...read more
November 6 - December 1, 2017 This is a highly-interactive one-month eLearning course on ICT for Water Service Providers and other WASH sector stakeholders. For more information, contact: email@example.com. More...read more
Salamatu Garba speaks about the continuing impact of Water and Development Alliance (WADA) a public-private partnership between USAID and Coca-cola and its impact on women in Nigeria in this USAID Global Water...read more
"In the first analysis of using evaporation as renewable energy, Columbia University scientists have found that evaporation-to-power devices on lakes and reservoirs could generate 325 gigawatts of electricity—about 70 percent of current U.S. production."The method...read more
“Can subsidies & sanitation marketing work together to increase household construction of #toilets? @ThriveNet video” Thanks Improve Int’l for sharing!
"n the case of Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, Dangote stated “we should pray that oil prices remain low. This helps wean us off the dependency on revenues from petroleum. We must take oil to be the icing on the cake. We already have the cake." ... "Dangote noted...read more
"The U.S. Agency for International Development, through the U.S. Global Development Lab and the Bureau for Food Security, is working to demonstrate that digital tools and approaches can improve cost-effectiveness and better development outcomes in food security and...read more